Articles about Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

21 Sep 2019

World
After attending 'Howdy Modi' event, Trump will meet Imran Khan

US President Donald Trump's schedule for the next couple of days is jam-packed as he will meet several leaders from across the globe.

Egypt: Authorities hang 15 jihadists in country's largest mass execution

27 Dec 2017

World
Egypt: Authorities hang 15 jihadists in country's largest mass execution

Egypt has executed 15 prisoners convicted for a 2013 attack on security forces in Sinai.

Egyptian singer jailed for suggestively eating fruits in music video

13 Dec 2017

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Egyptian singer jailed for suggestively eating fruits in music video

Shaimaa Ahmed, a 25-year-old Egyptian singer, was convicted on Tuesday of inciting debauchery through her music video.

In a first, US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

06 Dec 2017

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In a first, US to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

President Donald Trump is reportedly soon going to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, making the US the first country to do so.

Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

25 Nov 2017

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Egypt's Sisi vows forceful response after attack kills 235

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi said his country would respond with "the utmost force" after an attack on a mosque in North Sinai killed 235 people.

Egypt: Deadly terror strike at mosque leaves 155 dead

24 Nov 2017

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Egypt: Deadly terror strike at mosque leaves 155 dead

At least 155 people have been killed after terrorists launched a suicide bomb and gun attack on Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed town of Egypt's North Sinai province.

BRICS leaders condemn Pak-based terror groups, pass declaration against terrorism

04 Sep 2017

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BRICS leaders condemn Pak-based terror groups, pass declaration against terrorism

The leaders attending the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China, have passed a joint declaration condemning "terrorism in all its forms."

Egypt strikes terror camps after attack on Coptic Christians

27 May 2017

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Egypt strikes terror camps after attack on Coptic Christians

The Egyptian military has launched airstrikes against "terrorist training camps" in neighboring Libya in retaliation to an attack on Coptic Christians.

Egypt bomb blasts: 3-month state of emergency declared

10 Apr 2017

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Egypt bomb blasts: 3-month state of emergency declared

In the wake of the twin blasts that occurred in two Egyptian churches, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi declared a state of emergency for three months.

25 dead as a bomb blasts inside an Egyptian church

09 Apr 2017

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25 dead as a bomb blasts inside an Egyptian church

A deadly blast took place killing atleast 25 people inside a church in Egypt's Tanta, north of Cairo.

Trump-Sisi meeting: Trump aims to reboot US-Egypt ties

05 Apr 2017

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Trump-Sisi meeting: Trump aims to reboot US-Egypt ties

In a move to reboot US-Egypt relations, President Donald Trump welcomed his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to the White House.

Israel passes controversial bill legalizing Jewish settlements

07 Feb 2017

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Israel passes controversial bill legalizing Jewish settlements

The Israeli parliament has passed a law that retroactively legalizes thousands of Jewish homes built on privately owned Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank, further diminishing chances of achieving longstanding peace.

Israel to build 2500 new settlement homes

26 Jan 2017

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Israel to build 2500 new settlement homes

In the second such announcement since Trump assumed office, Israel's Defence Ministry stated that it will build 2500 new settlement homes in the West Bank.

Donald Trump invites Israel's PM to Washington

23 Jan 2017

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Donald Trump invites Israel's PM to Washington

US President Donald Trump has extended a formal invitation to the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu to visit him in Washington in February.

Kerry condemns Israel, Trump defends

29 Dec 2016

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Kerry condemns Israel, Trump defends

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Israel of jeopardizing middle-east peace by constructing settlements on Palestinian land; Israeli PM Netanyahu accused Kerry of showing bias.

Israeli PM summons US Ambassador over UN vote

26 Dec 2016

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Israeli PM summons US Ambassador over UN vote

Angered by the anti-settlement vote at the UN, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu summoned the US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, to discuss the US's abstention at the vote.

US allows UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

25 Dec 2016

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US allows UN condemnation of Israeli settlements

Ignoring protests by Israel and calls by Donald Trump to the contrary, the US allowed the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for an end to Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories.

Egypt withdraws UN resolution against Israel

24 Dec 2016

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Egypt withdraws UN resolution against Israel

A UN resolution drafted by Egypt, condemning Israel for constructing settlements in territories claimed by Palestine, was withdrawn just hours before the vote.

IMF approves $12bn loan to Egypt

14 Nov 2016

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IMF approves $12bn loan to Egypt

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year $12bn loan for Egypt to help it come-out the deep economic crisis, bring down public debt and control inflation.